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February 12th, 2014
09:14 PM ET

Who is Senator Rand Paul? Kentucky Republican sues Obama over NSA

Rand Paul versus Barack H. Obama.

That's the name of a lawsuit filed Wednesday by the Republican senator against the President of the United States and other national security officials.

In a class action suit, Senator Paul says he's trying to stop the National Security Agency's gathering of telephone metadata.

He isn't the first to file suit against a sitting president and not the first to sue over this surveillance program.

But he is certainly one of the most recognizable names to do so.

CNN's Dana Bash reports OutFront.


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